Here is our list of cafes with wifi, where if you are like us you can sit and work for a while using the internet. If you know anywhere else in town with good wifi then please tell us about it and we will add it to our list and our map.
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All Good Coffee Shop 107-109 Morrison St. – 0131-228-8088
Appetite Direct 42 Howe Street Edinburgh EH3 6TH offer free wifi with your coffee. They have a deli kitchen shop although they claim to be The Event Caterers…..
The Banshee Labyrinth 29-35 Niddry Street Edinburgh EH1 1LG
Bar Oz 14 Forrest Road Edinburgh 0131 220 1816
Beanscene which has a couple of outlets in Edinburgh:- 2 Grosvenor Street EH12 5EG and 99 Nicolson Street EH8 9BY
Beehive 18 Grassmarket Edinburgh 0131 225 7171
Beets Deli and Cafe 49 Bernard Street, Leith, Edinburgh EH6 6SL Tel 0131 476 5086 Open Monday to Friday 8.30 till 6 and on Saturdays from 10 till 6.
Black Medicine Coffee Company 108-110 Marchmont Rd Edinburgh EH9 1BG
0131 622 2660
Black Medicine Coffee Company 2 Nicolson Street Edinburgh EH8 9DH 0131 557 6269 (they have the best wifi we have found anywhere in the city!)
Caffe Nero at various locations across Edinburgh now has wifi.
Centotre 103 George Street Edinburgh – completely Free Wifi, Good coffee and the Chocolate Muffins are fab!
City Limits Bar, 379 Leith Walk, Edinburgh, United Kingdom, EH6 8SE Tel 0131 554 1515 has free wifi and is now serving its own food from 9am to 8pm. Ask at the bar for a password.
Coffee Angel at 24-27 Brandon Terrace EH3 5DZ has free wifi and comfy sofas with lots of daylight flooding in through the windows.
Coffee Republic in the gardens in the centre of St Andrews Square – they give you a code for 20 minutes of free wifi with your coffee.
Cramond Brig Hotel offers free wifi, parking and outside seating.
Cuthberts Coffee & Sandwich Bar 94a Fountainbridge Edinburgh EH3 9QA
Divin in Randolph Place, Edinburgh
Doctors 32 Forrest Rd Edinburgh 0131 650 2777
The ESPC showroom on George Street, Edinburgh has free wifi, has coffee from Cafe Citron and very luxurious Ligne Roset sofas!
Fair Trade Coffee 30-31 Albert Place Edinburgh EH7 5HN 0131 476 2698
Fiscal and Firkin 7 Hunter Square Edinburgh 0131 220 3248
Grind House 126 Nicolson St Edinburgh EH8 9EH 0131 662 8811
Hendersons 94 Hanover Street Edinburgh, EH2 1DR have free wifi and good salads and soup – ask at the counter for the password!
Iso Bar and Lounge 7 Bernard Street, Leith , Edinburgh EH6 6PW Open daily from 10am.
Ivory & Willow 191 St John’s Road Edinburgh Tel 0131 334 4923
The Jolly Judge, 7 James Court, Lawnmarket, Edinburgh, Scotland EH1 2PB. Telephone: +44 (0) 131 225 2669 has free wifi if you buy a drink there.
Kilimanjaro Coffee 104 Nicolson Street Edinburgh EH8 9EA 0131 662 0135
Kitsch, described as a ‘Great wee coffee bar” on Bernard Street, Leith, Edinburgh offers free wifi
Loudons Lochrin Square Fountainbridge just opened its doors in January 2011 with free wifi and printing! Also Artisan Roast coffee…
All three McDonalds in the city centre offer free wifi with your Big Mac – Princes St, South St Andrew Street and Princes Mall
Malt Shovel 11 Cockburn St Edinburgh 0131 225 6843
Metropole 29-33 Newington Road Edinburgh EH9 1QR 0131 668 4999
Mitre Bar 133 High St Edinburgh 0131 652 3902
Moo Cafeteria on Brandon Terrace, Edinburgh offers free wifi and they will play your ipod if you want!
The Murrayfield Bar offers free wifi
Olly Bongo’s 97-101 Morrison Street Edinburgh EH3 8BX 0131 228 8335
The Point Hotel 34 Bread Street Edinburgh 0131 221 5555
Press Coffee 30 Buccleuch Street Edinburgh EH8 9LP 0131 667 6205
Taste of Italy 9 Baxter’s Place Edinburgh EH1 3AF 0131 557 9998
The Scottish Cafe at The National Gallery of Scotland Princes Street (at the foot of The Mound) Edinburgh. Run by Victor and Carina of Centotre so again fab coffee and cakes!
The Scottish Storytelling Centre High Street Edinburgh. Ask at the counter for the password! Great soup…
Spark Coffee 25 Dundas St Edinburgh EH3 6QQ T: 0131 652 3715 They promise “Good strong coffee, moist cakes and savoury snacks. All homemade. There is street-side seating. It is only a wee shop, just the way we like it.”
The Standing Order 62-66 George Street Edinburgh
Starbucks – if you have a Starbucks card you register to get free wifi. The Reporter’s favourite is a skinny latte extra hot…but always in a takeaway cup in case of a breaking story!
Free wi-fi is available at Stockbridge, McDonald Road and Central Library…..you just need a library card….
Traverse Bar Cafe 10 Cambridge Street, Edinburgh, Scotland, EH1 2ED open Monday to Saturday from 10.30 am has free wifi – and bacon rolls!
Tea Tree Tea 13 Bread Street Edinburgh 0131 228 3100
Urban Angel 121 Hanover Street Edinburgh EH2 1DJ 0131 225 6215
Wannaburger Queensferry Street Edinburgh has free wifi – and excellent burgers….
The Wally Dug 32 Northumberland Street.
Whighams in Charlotte Square
And you may also want to have a look at the Yelp list of places with free wifi